Colored Musicians Club Sunday Night Jam Session

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Join the Colored Musicians Club for the return of one of Buffalo's most storied musical traditions! The CMC's Sunday jam session took place at the club nearly every week since the 1930s and featured some of Buffalo's most talented jazz musicians. After a pandemic hiatus, the jazz sessions have returned to The Buffalo History Museum's […]

“The Fan Connection” Documentary Screening

The Fan Connection documentary is a deeply personal, fly-on-the-wall look at the lives of die-hard fans over the course of a Buffalo Sabres season. Created by filmmaker Mary Wall, the documentary is a heart-warming story of what it means to be a fan and the power of ordinary citizens to affect change. Screening Pricing: Free […]

Museum Tour

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Join us at The Buffalo History Museum for a guided tour  every Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Our team of docents will guide guests through the rich history of Buffalo in our freshly updated exhibits that include Continuum: A Bicentennial of Erie County, and ICONS: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports. The tour is included […]

The Mighty Steam Locomotive: An Illustrated Technological History

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Many historians credit the steam locomotive and the railroads with building America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Author Walter Simpson’s presentation will use images from his latest railroad book, “The Steam Locomotive Energy Story” to take a deep dive into steam locomotive evolution, explaining how these spectacular machines worked, used energy, and reached […]

Museum Tour

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Join us at The Buffalo History Museum for a guided tour  every Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Our team of docents will guide guests through the rich history of Buffalo in our freshly updated exhibits that include Continuum: A Bicentennial of Erie County, and ICONS: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports. The tour is included […]

December 1813: The Burning of Buffalo with Dr. Rich Barbuto

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

The burning of Buffalo by British soldiers in December of 1813 left the small village completely devastated. Join Dr. Rich Barbuto, Emeritus Professor of History at the US Army and General Staff College , for this live presentation about the British assault on the Niagara frontier, the capture of Fort Niagara, the destruction of the […]

Museum Tour

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Join us at The Buffalo History Museum for a guided tour  every Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Our team of docents will guide guests through the rich history of Buffalo in our freshly updated exhibits that include Continuum: A Bicentennial of Erie County, and ICONS: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports. The tour is included […]

Buffalo History Trivia Night at Community Beer Works

Test your knowledge at our first Buffalo History Trivia Night at Community Beer Works (520 7th St.) Bring your competitive spirit and learn a fun fact for two you never knew before about Buffalo's rich history.   This event will be hosted at Community Beer Works Address: 520 7th St, Buffalo, NY 14201

M&T Third Friday

Bring family and friends to the Museum with free admission for all on M&T Third Friday! Learn the history of the people, events, and movements that shaped our unique community. Join us for special family programming during M&T Third Fridays. From 11am-2pm, the Buffalo History Museum will provide children's activities and crafts in our State […]

Museum Tour

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Join us at The Buffalo History Museum for a guided tour  every Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Our team of docents will guide guests through the rich history of Buffalo in our freshly updated exhibits that include Continuum: A Bicentennial of Erie County, and ICONS: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports. The tour is included […]

WNED Documentary Screening: Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom is a rich and nuanced portrait of the woman known as a conductor of the Underground Railroad, who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. The film goes beyond the legend of Tubman to explore what motivated her - including divine inspiration - to become […]

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